There are now 300 Arctic Terns back on Cockle Island Co.Down. The westerly gales also brought in Manx Shearwaters, Gannets and a few Kittiwake close in. (G.Gordon). I think it would be fair to say that to-day was not one of the better days for birdwatching!
Thanks to Mandy Irwin for this shot of a Great Spotted Woodpecker taken in her garden in Portadown in early May: